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  • life Parenting Planners

    First Day (for all 3!)

    Annabel had a lovely orientation day — she was slightly nervous but appeared more excited. I attended the last Zoom orientation session so have a bit of an idea what the year has in…

    August 18, 2021
  • Parenting Planners

    School Supplies Etc

    CAMP is officially over. Only one week lost to quarantine out of 6 = not too terrible, though does not necessarily bode well for the school year. But all that aside — we received…

    July 31, 2021
  • Parenting Weekend

    Today

    Fantasy Version: Sleep late Leisurely breakfast Lie around and read for hours Possibly a workout if feeling up to it Watch something on Netflix Order takeout Rest and rejuvenate from the week Reality Version…

    July 17, 2021
  • Fashion Parenting

    9.5 hours

    = the amount I slept last night, and it was amazing. I skipped my morning run today. I may try to do some (light, restorative) yoga tonight while the kids have their coveted show…

    July 14, 2021
  • Parenting

    Screens & Things

    We told the kids a week or so ago that we would be taking the month off of iPads. This was prompted by a display of bad behavior from one kid in particular (ie,…

    July 13, 2021
  • Best Laid Plans life Parenting Weekend

    Monday Thoughts

    Podcast re-air that is related to today’s topic In Episode 112 of his Deep Questions podcast, Cal Newport came up with what he referred to as “Productivity Baby Steps” (as a nod to Dave…

    July 12, 2021
  • life Parenting Work

    Tradeoffs + Parenting Is Hard

    When I look at Instagram and sometimes when I just . . . look around in the wrong locale, it seems like everyone has: Beautiful modern home. (Us: Nope) Luxury cars. At least one…

    July 7, 2021
  • life Parenting

    Summer Hours

    TODAY IS THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! A had her last day a week ago, but today G&C finish. It’s not all that earthshatterinig really because they are all going to the camp at…

    June 16, 2021
  • life Parenting Weekend

    Good Morning . . .

    Thankfully the kids are still asleep (it’s 7 as I’m posting this!). AND I slept over 8 hours last night and already got to read, do my Headspace, etc. So I would consider this…

    June 12, 2021
  • Parenting Work

    The Plot Thickens . . .

    Well, hopefully not too much! The happy news: mid-day yesterday I received an email from someone at school who knew more about their current policies and was told that Genevieve can go to school…

    May 7, 2021